The Weekend Guide

xilantro opens!

We’ll drink to that.


What: The new Mexican resto serves ceviche, queso fundido, and tableside guac in a sleek, modern space sans sombreros.
Why: There are more than 100 tequilas. Proceed with caution.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5-11 p.m.; Sun., noon-3 p.m. & 5-9 p.m.
Where: 103 Wayne Ave. (484-580-8415).

Printing in the Open

What: Artists Anni Altshuler, Chris Kline, and Leah Mackin crank out botanically inspired designs at the alfresco printmaking demo.
Why: Take a T-shirt to get silk screened.
When: Sat., noon-3 p.m.
Where: Bartram’s Garden, S. 54th St., at Lindbergh Blvd. (215-729-5281). Admission is free.

Night Market Philadelphia

What: Arrive with an empty belly for grub from some of the city’s finest restaurants and food trucks (Guapos Tacos, The Dapper Dog, and Nomad Pizza).
Why: Avoid the parking mayhem by pedaling instead. Neighborhood Bike Works is supplying plenty of racks (plus, you can burn off those calories on the ride home).
When: Tonight, 6-10 p.m.
Where: S. 39th St., at Market St. Admission is free.

Strawberry Festival

What: Clean up the Woodford Orchard, help build trellises, and take a tour of the historic mansion.
Why: The strawberry dessert contest. Need we say more?
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Woodford Mansion, E. Fairmount Park, 33rd St., at Dauphin St. (215-229-6115). R.S.V.P. (recommended) online at phillyorchards.org. Participation is free.

Photo: Courtesy of Xilantro

Night Market Philadelphia
S 39th St
@ Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
103 N Wayne Ave
@ Lancaster Ave
Wayne, PA 19087
Woodford Mansion
33rd St
@ Dauphin St
Philadelphia, PA 19132
Bartram's Garden
S 54th St
@ Lindbergh Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19143